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When Scott Pruitt returns to Capitol Hill on Thursday, he will find few friends ready to greet him — and an audience of one waiting to determine his fate.
Because Marine 1st Lt. Philip H. Sauer screamed for him to retreat, trading his own life to buy precious seconds for his ambushed men, William Marks survived Vietnam to become a father of two, grandfather of four.
VN San Diego sat down with Democratic Rep. Scott Peters at our studios for a wide-ranging interview that focused on the County Board of Supervisors 3-1 vote on SB-54, the DACA debate where Peters thought a vote on the dreamers could come in May, finding common ground with President Trump, and a chance that he could run for mayor in 2020.
An hour after Marine mortars pounded a complex of caves outside Khe Sahn, 1st Lt. Philip Howard Sauer and four fellow Marines began to scrabble toward the crest of Hill 861.
- Killed in Vietnam 51 years ago, Philip H. Sauer will receive the Silver Star, one of the nation's highest awards for battlefield bravery, at a special ceremony at Camp Pendleton on Tuesday.
- The Coronado Marine tried to save his patrol by holding off a much larger North Vietnamese Army unit with his pistol.
San Diego Congressional representatives on Monday urged the Navy to study the impacts of sewage spills from Mexico.
The U.S. Navy is planning to build a one-billion-dollar SEAL training center south of Silver Strand Beach.
The U.S. Border Patrol’s Acting Director and the County’s Planning Department are taking action on a North County gun range that nearby homeowners say is causing havoc in their quiet neighborhood.
No longer forgotten: Congressman Scott Peters has been making the rounds locally to visit groups of Vietnam-era veterans. He is presenting them pins in honor of their service in the unpopular conflict, which is observing its 50th anniversary.
For a second day in a row on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat for long hours answering questions from skeptical lawmakers weighing on whether to regulate the social media giant or allow it to do better in safeguarding the privacy of its billions of users.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to appear before three Congressional committees this week, starting Tuesday, to answer questions about how the social media giant collects and analyzes data from millions of its users.